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Racine Zoo welcomes bald eagle

RACINE, WI – If you’re walking down the path along Lake Michigan near the Racine Zoo, you may hear a new, high-pitched call coming from Racine Zoo’s newest resident — a three-year-old male bald eagle! Over a year of planning and construction, the Racine Zoo is excited to unveil the new exhibit and animal to […]

Posted inCelebrations

5 Valentine’s Day Events in Southeastern Wisconsin

Ladies and gentlemen, look no further. In this roundup, you’ll find the most romantic and unique ways to spend this Valentine’s Day. Here’s what’s happening in Southeastern Wisconsin on Valentine’s Day: 1. Valentine’s Night-In Meal Chef David’s Catering Events is hosting a Valentine’s Night-In Meal on February 13. On the menu for this dining experience […]

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Serve Wisconsin Announces $234,446 in AmeriCorps Funding for Racine AmeriCorps Programs

Serve Wisconsin proudly announced that Wisconsin has received $7.3 million in federal funding to support AmeriCorps programming and celebrated the kickoff of the AmeriCorps program year on October 30 at a virtual Opening Ceremony.   Included within those funds are $234,446 in AmeriCorps funding for two AmeriCorps programs specifically centered in Racine and Kenosha, with several […]

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Racine Zoo earns Golden Pear Award

RACINE – The Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., is among 21 Golden Pear Award recipients from the American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund). Officials chose the zoo from more than 615 applicants for additional funding opportunity grants presented due to the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their fundraising abilities. The Golden Pear Award to […]

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Racine Zoo Postpones 2020 Concerts to 2021

It is with great sadness that the Racine Zoo announces the postponement of all of the 2020 concerts to 2021. This includes the new Music at the Zoo Concerts, Animal Crackers Junior Concert Series, and our beloved Animal Crackers Concert Series. “This has been an incredibly difficult decision”, says Beth Heidorn, the Executive Director. “The […]